Sugar export from Ukraine collapsed in Jan-June

Beet sugar export from Ukraine in the period January-June 2021 plunged by 28x YoY to 2.21 thou. t (Jan-June 2020: 62.81 thou. t). The dollar value worth of sugar exported is USD 1.24 mln (Jan-June 2020: USD 23.18 mln), the data of the State Customs Service show.

Key importing countries of Ukrainian sugar in the reporting period:

  • Israel: USD 517.4 thou., 41.8% of the total supply
  • Germany: USD 365.94 thou., 29.6%
  • Moldova: USD 191.14 thou., 15.4%
  • S. Korea: USD 56.86 thou., 4.6%
  • Georgia: USD 42.39 thou., 3.4%

READ MORE: Ukrainian Sugar Market Overview 2020/21

Sugar industry in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

As a reminder, 260,000 t of cane raw sugar was to be imported to Ukraine for processing. Astarta-Kyiv launched its processing at a sugar plant in Poltava region in mid-May.

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